Institute of Hotel Management is/ are one of the premier hospitality institutions in India, under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. It focuses on imparting quality education by preparing young minds for imbibing value-based holistic learning thereby making it “the center of excellence” for decades. These institutes have been awarded the best placement awards in the country multiple times by the ministry of tourism, the government of India.

The motto “service before self” create a platform for students for exploring their creative potential and nurturing the spirit of entrepreneurship and critical thinking. At Ihm, we are committed to upholding our mission “to provide quality training to aspirants of the service industry, impart core values of hospitality and inculcate the sense of professionalism amongst them”.

Which organization is going to conduct IHM EXAM

The National Testing Agency (NTA) is going to conduct the National Council for Hotel Management Joint Entrance Examination (NCHM JEE) 0r IHM EXAM

Those who clear the entrance will be eligible for admission to BSc hospitality and hotel administration courses at the Institutes of Hotel Management (IHM).

Exam pattern

NCHMJEE is a multiple choice question paper with a total of 200 questions. Each question carries four marks and for every wrong answer, one mark will be deducted. It is a computer-based exam. Students will have three hours to complete the exam.

Type of Questions (MCQ)

No. of Questions

Numerical Ability and Analytical Aptitude


Reasoning and Logical Deduction


General Knowledge & Current Affairs


English Language


Aptitude for Service Sector





Education: Applicant should have passed class 12 or equivalent with English as one of the subjects.

Age: The upper age limit is capped at 25 years, however, for reserved category candidates, the govt rules apply.


Bachelors in hotel management…3yrs

  • BA Hotel management
  • B.Sc Hotel management
  • BA (Hon) in hotel management
  • B.A in Hotel management

Jobs in……

  • Merchant navy
  • Cruise ships
  • Flight kitchens and hospitals
  • Government department: Railways, Tourism boards, Armed forces, Banks
  • Restaurant chains, Fast food chains, Resorts, Clubs (related to government as well )
  • Large group branded hotels like Taj group of hotels, ITC hotel chain, Hilton, Marriott
  • Other industries: Customer service, Interaction Aviation, tourism, retailing, banking, Insurance

After 12 open to all

Lifelong career, Work abroad.

Management Colleges

  • IHM Pusa
  • IHM Mumbai
  • IHM Hyderabad
  • IHM Chennai
  • IHM Lucknow
  • IHM Chandigarh
  • IHM Kolkata
  • IHM Bhopal
  • IHM Kovalam
  • IHM Shimla
  • IHM Gwalior
  • IHM Bhubaneswar
  • IHM Hajipur
  • IHM Shillong
  • IHM Ahmedabad
  • IHM Goa
  • IHM Gurdaspur
  • IHM Guwahati
  • IHM Jaipur
  • IHM Srinagar

Total seats...12045 Includes.. central universities, states universities, private colleges